OUR COMMITMENT TO YOUR PRIVACY
We are committed to providing meaningful privacy protection for all visitors to our website. Accordingly, we have adopted this Privacy Statement to serve as the basis for our privacy practices.
Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. may request personal information such as your name, mailing address, email address and phone number. Your response to these inquiries is strictly voluntary. In addition to gathering basic usage information, we also collect information that helps us monitor network traffic and enables us to identify unauthorized or unusual activity on the site. We may use this information for statistical purposes in order for us to provide a better service to you. Any information that you provide will be used only to support your relationship with our firm. Such information will not be disclosed to any external organization. Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. uses industry standard safeguards to preserve the confidentiality of our users.
HOW TO CONTACT US
Should you have other questions or concerns about Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. privacy policies, please contact us at the telephone number listed on our website contact page.
The following are terms of a legal agreement (“Agreement”) between you and Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc.. By accessing, browsing and/or using this website (“Site”) you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these terms and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THIS SITE. This Site may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed. Information on this Site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Please read this Agreement carefully and be aware that Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. may, in its sole discretion and without notice, revise these terms at any time by updating this posting.
Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. makes no representations whatsoever about any other website that you may access through this one. When you access a non-Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. website, please understand that it is independent from Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc., and that Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. has no control over the content on that website, even if Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. provides information or services to the owner of that website. In addition, a link to a non-Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. website does not mean that Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or the use of such website. In fact, Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. disclaims any and all liability and responsibility for such content. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.
COPYRIGHTS AND USE OF SITE CONTENT
The copyright in all materials provided on this Site is held by Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. or by the original creator of the material. Except as stated herein, none of the materials may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. or the copyright owner. Permission is granted to download one copy of the materials on this Site on a single computer for your personal or internal business use only provided that you do not modify the materials and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. This permission terminates immediately if you breach this Agreement. You may not “mirror” any material contained on this Site without Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc.’s express written permission. Any unauthorized use of the materials contained on this Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity and/or communications regulations and statutes. All content and functionality on this Site, including text, graphics, logos, icons and images and the selection and arrangement thereof, are the exclusive property of Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. or its licensors and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All rights not expressly granted are reserved.
© 2001-2013 Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc.
All rights reserved.
The trademarks, service marks and logos (the “Trademarks”) used and displayed on this Site are registered and unregistered Trademarks of Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc.. Other trademarks, service marks and trade names may be owned by others. Nothing on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppels or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark or any other Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. intellectual property displayed on this Site. Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. aggressively enforces its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law. The name Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. and any other Trademarks shall not be used in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of materials on this Site, without prior written permission from Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc.. Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. also prohibits use of Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. and any other Trademarks as part of a link to or from any site unless establishment of such a link is approved in advance by Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. in writing.
ACCESS TO THIS SITE
Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. may alter, suspend or discontinue this Site and your access to use this Site at any time for any reason without notice or liability to you or any third party. This Site may become unavailable due to maintenance or malfunction of computer equipment or for other reasons and may result in damages to the user’s systems or operations. The user shall be solely responsible for ensuring that any information or content obtained from this Site does not contain any virus or other computer software code or subroutine designed to disable, erase, impair or otherwise damage the user’s systems, software or data.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
The Site and all materials thereon are distributed on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind. To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. Specifically, but without limitation, Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. does not warrant that: (1) the information on this site is correct, accurate or reliable; (2) the functions contained on this site will be uninterrupted or error-free; or (3) defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available is free of viruses or other harmful components. You hereby acknowledge that use of the site is at your sole risk. If you are a California resident, you hereby waive California Civil Code Section 1542, which provides: “a general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor.”
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Under no circumstances shall Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. or any of its predecessors, successors, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, shareholders, investors, employees, agents, representatives, attorneys and their respective heirs, successors and assigns be liable for any damages, including direct, incidental, punitive, special, consequential or exemplary damages that directly or indirectly result from the use of, or the inability to use, this site or the information contained on this site or obtained from your use of this site, including for viruses alleged to have been obtained from the site, even if Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event shall Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc.’ or any of its predecessors’, successors’, parents’, subsidiaries’, affiliates’, officers’, directors’, investors’, employees’, agents’, representatives’ and attorneys’ and their respective heirs’, successors’ and assigns’ total liability to you for all damages, losses, and causes of action whether in contract, tort (including, but not limited to, negligence) or otherwise exceed $1. Some jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, in which case some of the above exclusions may not apply to all users.
You hereby indemnify, defend and hold harmless Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. and all of its predecessors, successors, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, investors, employees, agents, representatives and attorneys and their respective heirs, successors and assigns (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) from and against any and all liability and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees, incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of or relating to any breach by you of this Agreement or the representations, warranties and covenants you have made by agreeing to the terms of this Agreement. You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any such claim. Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.
ENFORCEMENT OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS
This Agreement is governed and interpreted pursuant to the State and Federal Courts of New York, New York, United States of America, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction resides in the State and Federal Courts of New York, New York, You further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the State and Federal Courts of New York, New York, in connection with any dispute or claim involving Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc.. If any part of these terms is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.
INFRINGEMENT NOTICES AND TAKEDOWN
Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. prohibits the posting of any information that infringes or violates the copyright rights and/or other intellectual property rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of any person or entity. If you believe that any material contained on this Site infringes your copyright or other intellectual property rights, you should notify Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. of your copyright infringement claim in accordance with the following procedure. Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. will process notices of alleged infringement, which it receives and will take appropriate action as required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”). The DMCA requires that notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to this Site’s Designated Agent, who is:
GK BRAND, Inc. P. O. Box 2029 Westport, CT 06880 USA
To be effective, the notification must be in writing and contain the following information (DMCA, 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3)):
Physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;
Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;
A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc. with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding that subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of this Agreement will be effective only if in writing and signed by Bluestone Designs & Creations, Inc..